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Delhi court jails retd Navy person for 20 years in gang-rape case

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 14:36

A 72-year-old retired Navy person was among two persons sent to 20 years in jail by a Delhi court for repeatedly gang-raping a young woman and threatening her.

Indian Navy building all-women sailing team for circumnavigation

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 00:33

The Indian Navy is in the process of putting together an all-women`s team to circumnavigate the globe on a non-motorised sailboat later this year, to promote the spirit of adventure, it was announced here on Tuesday.

PM Modi inducts INS Kolkata, says military might best deterrent to war

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 22:43

Asserting that military might was the biggest deterrent to war, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today declared his government`s commitment to modernising the defence forces saying "when we are capable, no one can dare challenge us".

PM Modi inducts warship INS Kolkata, says military prowess acts as war deterrent

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 08:58

PM Narendra Modi inducts India`s largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata into the Navy on Saturday.

PM Modi to induct INS Kolkata without its main air defence weapon

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 22:17

The largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata, to be inducted into the Navy by PM Narendra Modi on August 16, will be commissioned without its main air defence weapon.

Navy relaxes rules for promotion of officers to Captain rank

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 23:27

The Navy has relaxed rules for promotion of officers to the rank of Captain by giving them a `one time dispensation` from the mandatory requirement of spending one year at sea, and the beneficiaries are likely to include a key aide of Navy Chief Admiral Robin Dhowan.

Indian Navy warship in Malaysia on goodwill visit

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 22:52

Indian naval warship INS Ranvijay today entered the Sepanggar port in Malaysia on a three-day goodwill visit aimed at strengthening bilateral defence ties.

Indian Navy chief to embark on 4-day visit to Canada today

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 05:34

In a bid to foster closer ties between the two countries` marine forces, Indian Navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan will begin a four-day visit to Canada.

Navy court martials officer facing sexual harassment charges

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 22:53

The Navy has court martialled anofficer facing charges of sexual harassment by a junior lady officer and reduced his seniority by 18 months.

Navy gets Centre`s go-ahead for international fleet review

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 00:23

The central government has given the Navy the go-ahead to hold an international fleet review in 2016, after a gap of 15 years, in which more than 50 countries are expected to participate.

Naval Selection Board inaugurated in Visakhapatnam

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 15:12

Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Bimal Verma today inaugurated a Naval Selection Board (NSB) for the induction of trainees into the officer cadre of the Indian Navy.

Nation salutes brave martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 09:13

Defence Minsiter Arun Jaitley and armed forces chiefs paid tribute at the India Gate here to the martyrs who gallantly laid down their life for the nation in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan.